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Studying Everyday Eye Movements Could Aid in Diagnosis of Neurological Disorders

August 30, 2012

image of a girl with a TV remote in her hand Researchers at the University of Southern California have devised a method for detecting certain neurological disorders through the study of eye movements. Full Story

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